Pilot Does 'Fantastic Job' Landing Plane Safely on Huntington Beach Street, No One Hurt - NBC Southern California

Pilot Does 'Fantastic Job' Landing Plane Safely on Huntington Beach Street, No One Hurt

She did a "fantastic job," Huntington Beach police said.

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    Plane Makes Emergency Landing on City Street

    A small plane landed on a street in Huntington Beach and nobody was hurt. Hetty Chang reports for the NBC4 News on Friday, June 1, 2018. (Published Friday, June 1, 2018)

    A small plane landed on an Orange County street Friday afternoon, and miraculously no one was hurt thanks to the pilot's deft maneuvering, authorities said. 

    The plane reportedly landed safely on a Huntington Beach street near Hamilton Avenue and Newland Street.

    She did a "fantastic job," Huntington Beach police said.

    John Wayne Airport‏ tweeted that a Cessna Skyhawk heading to the airport lost power, but was able to safely land on a street in Huntington Beach. There was no impact to airport operations.

    Video: Pilot Amazingly Lands Small Plane Safely on OC Street

    [LA] Video: Pilot Amazingly Lands Small Plane Safely on OC Street

    A pilot didn't strike any buildings or cars when her Cessna started to loose power in Orange County Friday. The landing was caught on surviellance footage. NewsChopper4 reports for the NBC4 News at 6 Friday, June 1, 2018.

     
    (Published Friday, June 1, 2018)

    Surveillance footage captured the amazing moments when the plane goes racing down a busy street in Huntington Beach.

    Officers on scene said the pilot was extremely calm, and no one was injured.

    They also said "clearly this could have been much worse."

    Hamilton between Newland and Seaforth will be closed for unknown duration.

    The FAA and NTSB are expected to respond to questions about the incident.


    Video Shows Small Plane Landing on Huntington Beach Street

    [LA STRINGER] Video Shows Small Plane Landing on Huntington Beach Street

    A small Cessna plane miraculously landed safely on a Huntington Beach street Friday when the plane lost power.

    (Published Friday, June 1, 2018)

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